Practice Tips and Tricks

Practice Tips and Tricks

We all know the old adage “practice makes perfect” but here at Forte we believe “practice makes better”. We know (because we’ve been there!) that practice time can sometimes be cause for eye rolls, excuses, and big sighs. We’re hoping with our five favouite practice tips and tricks, we can eliminate some of the whining Read more about Practice Tips and Tricks[…]

We’re Growing Our Team!

We are excited to announce that we’re growing our team here at Forte! We are seeking to fill a full-time teaching position with an energetic, creative and qualified teacher.  Are you or do you know someone who is passionate about teaching singing or piano? Do you love teaching and sharing your musical skills with others? Read more about We’re Growing Our Team![…]

spring workshops

Spring into Music | Spring Workshops at Forte

We are excited to announce a few fun musical workshops taking place at the studio throughout the month of April for students to spring into music! With the two-week studio closure for spring break in March, this gives students the opportunity to set some new musical goals when they return to lessons and have something Read more about Spring into Music | Spring Workshops at Forte[…]

Meet Alie

We are growing here at Forte again, and thrilled to introduce our newest teacher, Alie Mathieson. Alie will be teaching singing, piano and theory at Forte beginning January 2023.  Alie’s musical training: Alie graduated from Victoria Conservatory of music with diploma in music performance (classical voice). She was placed on the Dean’s Honour Roll twice Read more about Meet Alie[…]

4 Recital Tips

4 Tips For a Fantastic Recital Performance

Recital season has officially arrived, so we wanted to offer some tips and advice to have a fantastic recital performance with a big smile on your face. Keep reading below! 1. Repetition The saying goes “practice makes perfect.” Fortunately this is true. When we repeat an action over and over it is committed to long term Read more about 4 Tips For a Fantastic Recital Performance[…]

RCM exams

What are RCM Exams? Should my child be taking one?

We often hear the question from parents “What are RCM exams?” and “Should my child be taking one?”. Those are both very good questions, and ones that we love to answer! Have a quick read of our breakdown to the answers to these questions. What are RCM exams? RCM stands for the Royal Conservatory of Read more about What are RCM Exams? Should my child be taking one?[…]

Meet Angelica

Meet Angelica

We are excited to welcome Angelica López-Arzate as the newest team member at Forte School of Music. Angelica teaches piano, theory and composition at Forte. Angelica’s musical training: Angelica graduated from Memorial University of Newfoundland with a Master of Music in Piano Performance, where she also studied music pedagogy, composition, and theory. She has performed Read more about Meet Angelica[…]